Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Monthly mortgage payment
Refers to regular monthly mortgage or loan payments for the dwelling.
2016 (25% sample); 2011Note 1 (30% sample); 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986 and 1981 (20% sample).
Owner households in non-farm private dwellings
Direct variable: Question F10a)
None; Dollar value
In cases where mortgage payments are made in increments other than monthly (e.g., biweekly), all payments made in that year are added and then divided by 12, to obtain the average monthly amount paid.
See also the shelter cost definition.
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